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>> at eleven. heated exchanges tonight as oakland leaders try to approve money for a big name consultant. to help with an overall crime strategy. late tonight. a surprise grounding of all of the new boeing 787 jets because of safety concerns. details. next. "crime victims" (male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now.many residents voiced their concerns at the oakland public safety meeting. the man who just spoke. is referring to former los angeles police chief bill bratton. tonight at 11. the oakland safety committee will decide whether to hire crime
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fighting consultant bill bratton, to try and curb the spike in violence in the city. bratton's carreer in policing has brought him to some of the biggest departments in the country. he formerly served as police chief in los angeles and police commissioner in new york city and boston. residents are concerned about the former l-a police chief's controversial tactics, they say could lead to racial profiling. kron 4's reggie kumar is live outside city hall. reggie has a decision been reached yet? >> this is still a work in progress and i cannot want to throw this away. >> stop lying to the city. it this is just a matter strategy of gentrification that we are seeing every day. >> as opposed to future funding of international terrorists such as bill
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brighton. >> you really would like to start to stop and frisk. it is wonderful that this is going and implemented. (audience laughter) >> this will go in front of the city council next tuesday. if this becomes effective he will start next month. reggie kumar, kron 4. >> pam: a peaceful ending to a police standoff in san francisco. this is video of the scene taken earlier from sky 7 h- d. officer were called to the area after they received reports that a man had fired a weapon inside the complex. kron4's scott rates has the latest. >> police and a swat team members are stepping down and the richmond district. i just spoke to one of the
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investigators and he says that everything has ended peacefully. you can see the ambulance is backing up to the home after he barricaded himself inside of this home with a gun. it took them nearly five hours for him to come out, peacefully. neighbors for also evacuate it and will be able to return to their home, soon. people open the roads, soon. reporting abridgment, scott rates, kron 4 news. >> pam: four fire houses in the east bay. shut down and scaling back. because of severe financial cutbacks. three stations in lafayette, martinez and walnut creek closed their doors this morning. one fire station in clayton. will drastically cut its hours. but stay open. all this, because the contra costa county fire protection district. is facing a 17-million dollar budget shortfall. kron-4's j-r stone has the
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details. >> we are here to try to get our fire station back. >> reporter: but according to contra costa county fire officials it doesn?t look like that will be happening anytime soon. tuesday fire station 16 in lafayette was one of four in contra costa county that was closed due to money constraints. worse times theres now a fear that fire response time, which is already below standards in contra costa county, will increase even more. >> when you start cutting service things get worse. >> reporter: fire crews say the reason that these stations have closed is because property tax revenues have dropped and the tax measure to pick up the cost on those lost revenues was voted down. now those who live in this area are just hopeful we don?t see a worst case scenario.
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>> there is going to be a big lack time. >> this lasted for over 90 minutes. and they are talking about using ambulatory services for response times and emergency calls. reporting a contra costa county, j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> pam: and now to a developing story. japan's transport ministry says all boeing 7-8-7 planes are being grounded for safety checks. one of the 7-8-7s operated by all nippon airways made an emergency landing today in western japan after a cockpit message showed battery problems. no one was hurt. but passengers reported a burning smell in the cabin. it's the latest in a series of problems including a battery fire and fuel leaks.
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the airlines are volunarily grounding their jets. a total of 17 a-n-a jets and seven japan airlines 7-8-7 aircrafts will not be flying. the ministry says it's categorizing the problem as a quote "serious incident" officials say all of tomorrow's a-n-a departures and arrivals out san jose airport have been cancelled. >> jacqueline: it is already cold. 32 in novado. 30's in santa rosa. 30's for the inland valleys and it is still going to be cool. a couple of degrees warmer than last night. with widespread 30's once again. definitely, a chill in the air. patchy frost again
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temperatures with your neighborhood, coming up. >> coming up a woman that was robbed and her dog was tossed into traffic. there is now a suspect and they need your help to track him down. a big turnout from a gun buyback. buybackmike nolan is now going to be working for the falcons. and colin kaepernick, and a look a bit more colin kaepernick. when we come back.
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san francisco police have named a suspect in a vicious robbery in the tenderloin. police say the man stole money from a woman and killed her dog during the robbery kron4's alecia reid reports. >> running away from the scene of the crime.
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>> he did steal some money from her but the fact that the dog was barking in the passenger side if he was upset. so he threw her dog into oncoming traffic >> this happened in broad daylight this is a free- lance video recognized and identified laurice barrett >> the smallest amount of information that you can provide. if you think that it is not that important it is tremendous for us. that we could break the case. >> anybody with information is urged to call the police. you can remain anonymous. >> san francisco is one of these locations that he comes frequently. police
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were iable to take them out from a police lineup. from earlier photos because he has been arrested in the past. alecia reed read, kron 4.
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>> a developing story that we are following out of the south bay there is an attempted kidnapping of a two year-old girl. it happened are run 5:30 this
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afternoon the mother said that her daughter was missing. home owners in one san mateo neighborhood are cheering the city council for voting to close down a 7-11 that was in violation of zoning laws. kron four's jeff bush explains why people were upset and how the store opened in the first place. >> reporter: it's not every day that a 7-11 store is the center of controversy but that's the case with this store in san mateo at the corner of san mateo drive
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and bellvue. they have been operating for about a month in this neighborhood but residents in this area complained to the city and said this store is operating illegally and outside the city's zoning laws. >> peter breining , san mateo heights neighborhood assn: there was no determination that this was ever legal by the city, yet, here we are so, there is some process at the city that we don't know about. a building permit was issued to convert the old stangallini's deli into this 7-11 but that doesn't confer legality on the property and that is the issue. neighbors say whoever issued the building permit should have studied the map before issuing it in the first placeand, should have known this is a residentially zoned area of town. garbage trucks, loitering and other things that go along with a store like this were the main reasons for complaining to the city about the 7-11. the city attorney says the council's decision was the right one and the process has already begun. it is unclear how long the store will stay open but the owners can expect corrospondence from the city soontelling them to shut the doors for good. i'm jeff bush in san mateo, kron four news.
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>> there was a bigger than expected turnout today, at the marin county 'gun buy back' program. hundreds of firearms were collected during the event. which was planned in reaction to the 'sandy hook elementary' school massacre. people walked away with as much as two- hundred dollars per gun, no questions asked. it was such a success, that the county ran through the 43-thousand dollars it had raised. in only two hours. a spokesperson for the san rafael police department. gave us a look at some of the more dangerous weapons collected. is a semi-automatic sawed off shot gun and it is illegal because the barrel is sawwed off but just
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getting one of these guns off the street is a step in the right direction. >> after running out of cash, the county handed out vouchers to those who didn't want to just voluntarily give away their guns. the district attorney says, he will try and raise the money needed to pay people back in the next 30 days. they plan to hand out more vouchers at another gun buy back which is planned for the martin luther king day holiday. here are the final numbers. a total of 827 guns were turned in. in novato 227 were taken off the streets san rafael 223. in central marin 206 guns were turned in. 71 guns were collected in marin city. and 50 guns were taken in point reyes. >> police officers in the town of galt. outside sacramento. are mourning the loss of one of their own. after he was gunned down in the line of duty investigators say, 35-year- old officer kevin tonn. was killed by a burglary
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suspect this morning as he responded to a break-in call. the suspect took shots at another officer. but missed. he then apparently turned the gun on himself and took his own life. galt police say, tonn had been with the department for three -and-a-half years. >> jacqueline: we are going to see a warming trend. definitely, comfortable. with a bit warmer. as for take a look outside at the satellite this ridge of high pressure is building offshore. in fact, this is called a blocking patterns. l be up and a round of us. for the next week. we will have a dry and warmer
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weather for several days. still, chilly with a cold air mass in place. temperatures will be dropping into the 20's. mainly for the north bay. fairfield, livermore. temperatures to be just 20's and 30's. for pleasanton, concord. definitely, temperatures are going to be eight slightly warmer increase. 50s through san francisco. and a look at your extended forecast with cold weather. getting into the low 60s by the weekend. >> the 49ers will have to be to their old boss petbeat their
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old boss and colin kaepernick is becoming a national story. but many fans are word about the sports illustrated jinx. gary radnich is next.
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>> gary: good evening, everybody. san francisco
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superviorsthe move needs the support of five other supervisors in the 49ers will have to beat their old boss mike nolan ifplus. 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick has become a national story. but many fans are worried about the sports illustrated kaepernick on cover of sports illustrated 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick is on the cover of the most recent issue of sports illustrated the caption says "holy" and below that a mug shot of jim harbaugh with the words, "shout it from the mountain top jim, you were dead on about colin kaepernick." for those of you who don't illustrated jinx.consider last januaryabout this same timealex smith and the niners were featured on the cover a few days before the nfc championship game against the new york giants - and we know how that turned out.ouch! kaepernick loves kaepernick forget "tebowing"that's old news. now it's all about "kaepernicking" everytime colin kaepernick rushes for a touchdown he kisses his bicep. happened twice against the packers and nowkaepernick shows just how self confident he ishe posted this photo on instagram.he himself is wearing a "kaepernicking" t- shirt and kissing his biceps
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falcons d coordinator mike nolan former 49ers coach mike nolan is now the defensive coordinator of the atlanta falcons. he wore a suit. he is remembered. >> he is definitely a great defensive coordinator. >> he is a great coach. >> that was a while ago. i just know that he was a great guy. >> those guys are keep talking without releasing anything. years with the niners, but he did bring in 10 key 49ers players still on the roster, including patrick willis, justin smith, frank gore, dashon goldson and vernon davis to name a few the falcons defense ranks 24th in total yards allowed
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but 5th in points allowed, giving up just 18.7 per game. jonathan goodwin dashon goldson ray mcdonald chargers hire mike mccoy there could be rumblings that they would move to los angeles but not the case. and it now, a countdown. sharks george gund dies sharks workout today one of the most attractive men is joe pavelski and they are looking forward to this season opener. isn't that better than 30 seconds. >> he is the most good looking man. >> sometimes i like to see >> pam: see myself? pal
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[laughter] barry bonds crib in beverly hills is up for sale it can be yours for a mere $25 million bonds bought it in 2002 for $8.7 million so he'll be making a nice little profit it's a 7 bedroom, 14 bathroom house with a theater room, wine room, gym, spa and elevator on nearly 2 acres he lives in one side, and that the water flows of the other, they are in the process of getting a divorce. apart -- wife is on the other side of the house. >> pam: good night, everybody.